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melancholia

See definition of melancholia on Dictionary.com
  • as indepression
  • as inseasonal affective disorder
  • as inwretchedness

synonyms for melancholia

  • abasement
  • abjection
  • blahs
  • bleakness
  • bummer
  • cheerlessness
  • dejection
  • desolation
  • desperation
  • despondency
  • discouragement
  • dispiritedness
  • distress
  • dole
  • dolefulness
  • dolor
  • downheartedness
  • dreariness
  • dullness
  • dumps
  • ennui
  • gloom
  • gloominess
  • heavyheartedness
  • hopelessness
  • lowness
  • melancholy
  • misery
  • mortification
  • qualm
  • sadness
  • sorrow
  • trouble
  • unhappiness
  • vapors
  • woefulness
  • worry
  • abjectness
  • blue funk
  • disconsolation
  • heaviness of heart
  • lugubriosity
  • the blues
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antonyms for melancholia

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  • advantage
  • benefit
  • blessing
  • cheer
  • comfort
  • contentedness
  • contentment
  • encouragement
  • gladness
  • happiness
  • hopefulness
  • joy
  • liveliness
  • peace
  • pleasure
  • bulge
  • cheerfulness
  • convexity
  • hope
  • protuberance
  • recovery
  • surge
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    How to use melancholia in a sentence

    Written during an introspective period shortly following the end of a nine-year relationship with his then–fiancée, these songs evoke a sense of somber melancholia that feels truly genuine and could only be written by someone going through it.
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    In young people particularly, homesickness is a not uncommon cause of melancholia.
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    In melancholia, as a rule, sleep is very much disturbed, and at times patients do not sleep at all.
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    Nearly three-fourths of the patients who suffer from melancholia will recover from a first attack under proper care.
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    In the agitated form of melancholia, the patient is often quiet only when under the influence of a sleeping-potion.
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    Then it became gradually limited to those forms of insanity which differed from melancholia.
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    Because of this, maniacal patients should be guarded with quite as much care as those suffering from melancholia.
    ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
    While melancholia occurs very frequently in older people, mania is almost essentially a mental disease of the young.
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    Besides mania or melancholia, there is a third form of functional mental disease, which is a combination of these two forms.
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    Corydon, nervous and sick and wrestling with melancholia, would have to lie awake for uncounted hours and submit to this torment.
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